Municipality of Barotac Nuevo
3rd week of February
Widely accepted as the country’s football capital, Barotac Nuevo celebrates and showcases the abilities and diversity of their sports-loving community through Tamasak Festival. It is a diverse, action packed celebration with sports, music, food and fun. It showcases the abilities and diversity of sports-loving Barotacnons as well as open up the opportunity for local people to get involved and have a go at sports they otherwise may not have the opportunity to try.
Tamasak is an opportunity for families to enjoy and experience together in a friendly environment. It takes place at the FIFA Football Grounds in Barangay Tabucan and features competitions for individuals and teams like Kabayo Race, Borado and the Mayor Hernan Biron Sr. Football Cup. Variety shows and live band in the evening are added special activities. The festival is also an avenue to promote the town and its unique natural and cultural attractions.
For more information, please contact Novem Faith Sazon – Municipal Tourism Officer at (033) 3612789/ 3612504 or email at [email protected].
ILOILO PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TOURISM OFFICE
2/F, Casa Real Bonifacio Drive, Iloilo City
Telefax No: (+63 33) 3384910
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM REGION VI
Capitol Grounds, Bonifacio Drive, lloilo City
Tel. Nos: (0063) (033) 3375411/5093550
Telefax: (0063) (033) 3350245
Email: [email protected]
Websites: http://www.westernvisayastourism.com.ph or http://www.visitmyphilippines.com